Melissa Damian Visconti appointed Chair of The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Federal Court Practice. Ms. Visconti was appointed by Dori Foster-Morales, The Florida Bar’s incoming President. Her term will run from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.
The Federal Court Practice Committee serves as the Bar’s liaison to the federal courts, federal bar organizations in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference, and others interested in federal practice.The Committee distributes to Bar members proposed changes to the federal rules, including local rules for federal courts in Florida, and publishes the Guide to Judicial Practices in Florida’s Federal Courts, which describes the practices of individual federal judges in all three Districts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The Committee also maintains the Federal Corner on the Bar’s website, and hosts the Federal Judicial Roundtable at the annual meeting of the Florida Bar.